|leopoldo tortal gaje, jr. is the supreme grandmaster of the pekiti-tirsia kali system. as national training director for the justice system training association and the united states police defensive tactics training association, he presents the most advanced and complete systems of combat from weaponry to empty hands through the legendary art of pekiti-tirsia kali.
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||in the 70s, moni aizik was asked to improve upon the army's existing hand-to-hand combat system, using his extensive knowledge of reality based jiu jitsu and competitive judo, specifically for the use of their special forces. blending the lethal trinity of krav maga, jiu jitsu, and judo, he founded this new system, eventually calling the civilian version combat survival. as such, one factor that has always separated moni from the typical krav maga instructor is his depth and range of knowledge in other practical self-defense systems.
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||representing wing tzun for ebmas, michael casey is state coordinator for california. he is a 4th level technician in wing tzun, also called chinese boxing, a very straightforward and scientific fighting style made famous by being bruce lee's first and base style.
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||bill's fast defense training is concept-based rather than technique-based. by this i mean that real life encounters have shown that the person most able to deal with and apply the adrenal rush through simple gross motor techniques will respond much better than someone with incredible physical dexterity (and perhaps multiple stripes on their black belts) but who have not learned to deal with the adrenal rush. this is not a knock on traditional martial arts. but the martial arts need a bridge to help students apply their symmetrical training learned in a ma school out in the real world where events happen in a very asymmetrical manner.
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